Must See Events

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

MAY4,5,6-Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

So Many Things to Take in and Enjoy

Education Events

Friday, April 27th

Lee Reid: Growing Home - The Legacy of Kootenay Elders

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:30pm | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Free, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Lee Reid discusses writing, aging, and living in stories and pictures from her book "Growing Home: The Legacy of Kootenay Elders." As West Kootenay elders share their personal stories of creativity and quiet heroism, readers of all ages will glean wisdom and support for their own personal...

Beaded Wrap Bracelet Workshop

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 4:00pm | Arts, Education, Entertainment, Shopping & Fashion, Talks & Workshops

Learn a new pattern to make this bracelet, extend the length to make it a wrap bracelet, explore the different possibilities for clasps and have fun with colour. Class size is limited, call to register. Registration must be at least 24 hours in advance, classes will be cancelled the morning they...

Saturday, April 28th

Home Alone + First Aid (ages 16+)

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00am | Children, Education, Talks & Workshops

We have combined the At Home Alone program with the Kid Proof First Aid for kids course to help prepare your child for an emergency. In this class, students will learn how to respond to emergencies and stay safe while at home alone. Saturdays from 9am-1pm.  

Babysitting Basics (ages 11+)

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00am | Education, Talks & Workshops, Teens

This course enhances awareness and safety by teaching responsible babysitting and helping to develop skills to cope with common emergencies. A certificate of participation is issued upon successful completion. Topics covered include becoming a babysitter, caring for kids, kids and food, kids and...

APR.28-Cowichan Valley Garden Fair

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00am | Community, Education, Family Friendly, Major Events, Markets, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

A gathering of growers and garden-related vendors under one roof! Hundreds of rhodo varieties and plants available. Truss (flower) show of rhodos. Educational talks and tips. Proceeds from the 2018 Cowichan Valley Garden Fair will be used for educational workshops on the Genus Rhododendron and...

Simple Spinner Ring Workshop

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 1:00pm | Arts, Education, Entertainment, Shopping & Fashion, Talks & Workshops

If you’ve taken our stackable ring course, this workshop will take your soldering skills to the next level. Taking sheet metal we will hammer and form it into a band. With wire, we will make the ‘spinner’, and finish off incorporating the two by flaring out the edges of the band to keep the spinner...

St. Joseph's Elementary Spring Gala

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 5:00pm | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Education, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Kick Up Your Heels & Tap Your Toes At St. Joe's Country Dinner & Dance. The evening will include a Live & Silent Auction, a Country style Dinner & Dance. Live music - Featuring the Maxwell Smart Band.

Sunday, April 29th

Earth Day Children's Art Show: Our Fantastic Forests

Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 11:00am | Arts, Children, Community, Education, Environment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Free

Annual Earth Day Children's Art Show at the Coast Collective Art Centre April 18 to 29, Wed-Sun, 11:00am to 5:00pm Meet the artist reception from 1-3pm on Saturday, April 21. This show features artwork by our region's youngest creators. Artwork by children up to age 12 will explore and...

Monday, April 30th

April is Daffodil Month

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 12:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Major Events, Seniors

Join The Fight!! Give a little time. Make a big difference. Volunteer in your community for Daffodil Month this April and inspire others to support the fight against cancer. Find out how you can get involved! What is Daffodil Month? Daffodil Month, held every April, gives Canadians the opportunity...

Beavers Youth (Ages 5-7)

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 6:00pm | Children, Community, Education, Talks & Workshops

Beavers youth group Monday evenings from 6-8pm. Activities include crafts, games, outdoor and other skill training including knots, orienteering, and team building.